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Dates & Fees

Find out everything you need to know about

Dates, Fees, Subject Codes and Free Choice Pieces.

Free Choice Pieces

Play your favourite tunes in your exam

Free Choice Pieces can be used in all Rockschool Grade Examinations and Performance Certificates Grades Debut to Grade 8. There are no Free Choice Pieces for Premiere exams.

All backing tracks for Free Choice pieces should be brought to the exam on a USB stick.

 

You do not need to seek permission for your choice.  If your teacher deems it to be of the correct standard and the length is similar to the pieces in the Grade book, then you are welcome to perform it.

Criteria

If you would like to perform one or more free choice pieces please follow the criteria  in the guides below.

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Dates, Fees & Subject Codes

Dates for Practical Exams
    • State
    • South Australia
    • South Australia
    • Queensland
    • Queensland
    • Western Australia
    • Western Australia
    • Tasmania
    • Tasmania
    • Victoria
    • Victoria
    • New South Wales
    • New South Wales

    • Exam Period
    •  14 July to 29 July 2018
    • 27 October to 11 November 2018
    • 9 June to 24 June 2018
    • 13 October to 28 of October 2018
    • 28 May to  3 June 2018
    • 12 November to 18 November 2018
    • 2 June to 8 June 2018
    • 18 October to 24 October 2018
    • 23 July to 5 August 2018
    • 19 November to 8 December 2018
    • 28 April to 16 June 2018
    • 20 October to 8 December 2018

    • Registration Deadline
    • 4 May 2018
    • 10 August 2018
    • 28 March 2018
    • 29 August 2018
    • 1 April 2018
    • 19 September 2018
    • 13 April 2018
    • 10 August 2018
    • 23 May 2018
    • 29 August 2018
    • 5 March 2018
    • 27 August 2018

Dates for Popular Music Theory Exams
    • Exam Dates
    • Wednesday 22 August 2018 (Debut to Gd 3 only)
    • Saturday 15 December 2018 (All grades)

Dates for Music Production Exams
    • Exam Dates
    • 14 July 2018
    • 18 December 2018

    • Registration Deadline
    • 18 July 2018
    • 29 October 2018

    • Registration Deadline
    • 30 May 2018
    • 18 December 2018

Practical Exam Fees

The fees are separate for Band Exams and non-Band Exams so please see the respective table below for the appropriate fees.

    • Grade
    • Premiere – Let’s Rock
    • Debut
    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Diploma (Level 4)
    • Licentiate Diploma (Level 6)

    • Fee in Australian Dollars
    • $75
    • $85
    • $135
    • $135
    • $135
    • $165
    • $165
    • $190
    • $190
    • $190
    • $410
    • $570

Popular Music Theory Exam Fees
    • Grade
    • Debut
    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8

    • Fee in Australian Dollars
    • $80
    • $85
    • $90
    • $95
    • $100
    • $105
    • $110
    • $115
    • $120

Band Exams Fees

Band exams are only offered at Grades 3, 5 and 8. Please note that the prices listed below are per candidate.

    • Grade
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 8

    • Fee in Australian Dollars
    • $60
    • $65
    • $75

Music Production Exam Fees
    • Grade
    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8

    • Fee in Australian Dollars
    • $75
    • $80
    • $90
    • $100
    • $110
    • $120
    • $135
    • $150

Subject Codes

You’ll need a subject code when filling out your enrolment form. Click here for a list of subject codes for all instruments, Popular Music Theory and Music Production:  AMEB Rockschool Subject Codes

You will need to choose the code for either the Grade Exam (three pieces, technical exercises and unseen tests) or the Performance Certificate Exam (five pieces only) depending on what the candidate is preparing for.

Video Exams

If you are not in the local area of an exam centre you may be able to book a video exam.

Candidates should contact their state office to book a video exam or for more specific information on how the video exams work please contact the Federal office on rockschool@ameb.edu.au.

Diploma Exams

Please contact your state office if you would like to sit a Diploma Exam.

Contact your local AMEB State Office to book an exam.